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Rosemary Theby (1892–1973)

Rosemary Theby was born Rose Masing in St. Louis, MO, on April 8, 1892. She began her career at age 27 in 1912, with a part in The Godmother (1912), and went on to appear in more than 90 films. She was much in demand and was one of the most sought-after character actresses, and survived the transition from the silent era into the "talkie" stage. ... See full bio »

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 1940 One Million B.C.
Shell Person (as Rosemary Thebe)
 1939 Undercover Doctor
Guest (uncredited)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Woman (uncredited)
 1937 Vogues of 1938
Wife (uncredited)
 1937 The Devil Is Driving
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1937 Make Way for Tomorrow
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Our Relations
Pirate's Club Customer (uncredited)
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Undetermined Minor Role (scenes deleted)
 1936 His Brother's Wife
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Yours for the Asking
Woman (uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco
Earthquake Survivor (uncredited)
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1936 Neighborhood House (uncredited)
 1935 Man on the Flying Trapeze
Helpful Passerby (uncredited)
 1935 The Drunkard
Mrs. Jackson
 1935 Wings in the Dark
Rockwell's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 The Fatal Glass of Beer (Short)
Ma Snavely
 1932 Doctor's Orders (Short)
 1931 Taxi Troubles (Short)
Mrs. Andy Martin
 1931 Who's Who in the Zoo (Short)
 1931 Ten Nights in a Bar-Room
Sarah Morgan
 1930 Midnight Daddies
Mrs. Wilbur Louder
 1930 He Trumped Her Ace (Short)
Mrs. Daly
 1930 Bulls and Bears (Short)
Eleanor Crenshaw
 1930 Sugar Plum Papa (Short)
Princess Olga
 1930 Scotch (Short)
Aunt Rose
 1929 The Peacock Fan
Mrs. Rossmore
 1929 Trial Marriage
Mrs. Geoorge Bannister, 4th
 1929 The Dream Melody
Alicia Harrison
 1929 Girls Who Dare
'Alabam' Kenyon
 1928 The Port of Missing Girls
School Matron
 1928 A Woman Against the World
 1927 A Bowery Cinderella
Mrs. Chandler
 1927 Riding to Fame
 1927 The Second 100 Years (Short)
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1926 The Truthful Sex
 1925 Wreckage
 1925 Fifth Avenue Models
Mrs. Van Groot
 1925 One Year to Live
 1925 As Man Desires
Evelyn Beaudine
 1924 So Big
Paula Storm
 1924 Secrets of the Night
Margaret Knowles
 1924 Love (Short)
 1924 The Red Lily
 1924 Behold This Woman
 1924 A Son of the Sahara
 1924 Pagan Passions
Dreka Langley
 1923 Long Live the King
Countess Olga
 1923 In Search of a Thrill
 1923 The Eagle's Feather
Mrs. Trent
 1923 Tea: With a Kick!
Aunt Pearl
 1923 Mary of the Movies
Rosemary Theby (uncredited)
 1923 The Rip-Tide
Countess Dagmar
 1923 The Girl of the Golden West
Nina Micheltorena
 1923 Slander the Woman
Madame Redoux
 1923 Your Friend and Mine
Mrs. Beatrice Mason
 1922 The Eternal Flame
Madame de Serizy
 1922 More to Be Pitied Than Scorned
Josephine Clifford
 1922 Rich Men's Wives
Mrs. Lindley-Blair
 1922 I Am the Law
Mrs. Georges Mordeaux
 1922 Yellow Men and Gold
 1921 The Last Trail
 1921 Fightin' Mad
Nita de Garma
 1921 Across the Divide
 1921 Hickville to Broadway
Sibyle Fane
 1921 Shame
The Weaver of Dreams
 1921 Good Women
Katherine Brinkley
 1921 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Queen Morgan le Fay
 1921 Partners of Fate
Frances Lloyd
 1920 Dice of Destiny
 1920 Unseen Forces
 1920 Kismet
 1920 The Little Grey Mouse
Hedda Kossiter
 1920 Married to Order (Short)
 1920 Whispering Devils
Audrey Lesden
 1920 A Splendid Hazard
Hedda Gobert
 1920 Terror Island
Stella Mourdant
 1920 Rio Grande
Maria Inez
 1920 The Butterfly Man
Mrs. Fielding
 1919 Are You Legally Married?
June Redding
 1919 The Mystery of 13
Marian Green
 1919 Heartsease
Lady Neville
 1919 Yvonne from Paris
 1919 Tangled Threads
Rita Kosloff
 1919 Upstairs and Down
Betty Chesterton
 1919 The Amateur Adventuress
 1919 The Hushed Hour
Daisy Appleton
 1919 Peggy Does Her Darndest
Eleanor Ensloe
 1919/I Faith
Charity Garvice
 1919 The Spender
 1918 The Midnight Patrol
Patsy O'Connell
 1918 Love's Pay Day
Judith Bretans
 1918 The Silent Mystery
Priestess Kah
 1918 Unexpected Places
 1918 Boston Blackie's Little Pal
Mrs. Wilmerding
 1918 The Great Love
Miss Corintee
 1918 The Straight and Narrow (Short)
 1918 Bright and Early (Short)
His daughter
 1918 The Rogue (Short)
The Sister
 1917 The Winged Mystery
Shirley Wayne
 1917 Police Protection (Short)
 1917 Rusticating (Short)
 1917 Jumping Jealousy (Short)
 1917 The Delicatessen Mystery (Short)
 1917 The Hash House Mystery (Short)
Susie Summers
 1917 It's All Wrong (Short)
Mrs. Love
 1916 Her Financial Frenzy (Short)
Mrs. Love
 1916 They Practice Economy (Short)
Mrs. Love
 1916 Charity Begins at Home (Short)
Mrs. Green
 1916 Hubby's Chicken (Short)
 1916 The Good Stenographer (Short)
Mrs. Love
 1916 His Wedding Promise (Short)
 1916 Marked 'No Funds' (Short)
 1916 Gertie's Garters (Short)
Rose - the Wife
 1916 A Persistent Wooing (Short)
 1916 Their Installment Furniture (Short)
 1916 A Grain of Suspicion (Short)
Mrs. Love
 1916 Artistic Atmosphere (Short)
 1916 The Honeymoon Car (Short)
The Newlywed Wife
 1916 Baby's Toofs (Short)
 1916 A Strenuous Visit (Short)
 1916 The Chalk Line (Short)
Mrs. Love
 1916 The Tormented Husband (Short)
 1916 The Lemon in the Garden of Love (Short)
 1916 Their Dream House (Short)
The Wife
 1916 That Tired Business Man (Short)
 1916 Hubby's Relatives (Short)
The WIfe
 1916 The Latest in Vampires (Short)
Loretta Diggs
 1916 Will a Woman Tell? (Short)
The WIfe
 1916 The Connecting Bath (Short)
 1916 A Spring Cleaning (Short)
 1916 Housekeeping (Short)
The Newlywed Wife
 1916 Object -- Matrimony (Short)
Molly - George's Sweetheart
 1916 The Lathered Truth (Short)
Selma Von Sable
 1916 The Model Husband (Short)
Mrs. Cherub
 1916 Love Spasms (Short)
Beth - Hotspur's Wife
 1916 The Pipe Dream (Short)
Mrs. Hopeful
 1916 In the Night (Short)
Mrs. Warren
 1916 High Fliers (Short)
Miss High Life
 1916 Man and Morality (Short)
Rosemary Trent / Mizzi (dual role)
 1915 Father's Child (Short)
 1915 He Was Only a Bathing Suit Salesman (Short)
The Salesman's Wife
 1915 The Man of Shame
 1915 My Tomboy Girl (Short)
Rose - the Madcap
 1915 The Earl of Pawtucket
Harriet Putnam
 1915 The Prize Story (Short)
Martha Turner
 1915 The Cheval Mystery (Short)
 1915 Mumps (Short)
Helen Wright
 1915 The House of a Thousand Relations (Short)
Rose - the Wife
 1915 Baby (Short)
Rosemary - the Wife
 1915 Father's Money (Short)
The Son's Sweetheart
 1915 The Artist and the Vengeful One (Short)
Helen Adams
 1915 Saved by a Dream (Short)
Cora du Ford
 1915 Playing with Fire (Short)
Marja - a Gypsy
 1915 The Danger Line (Short)
Sue Burman
 1915 A Romance of the Backwoods (Short)
 1915 The Hard Road (Short)
 1915 The Cards Never Lie (Short)
 1915 Men at Their Best (Short)
 1915 Fathers Three (Short)
 1914 The Accusation (Short)
Cora Lund
 1914 The Comedienne's Strategy (Short)
Hazel Kirkham
 1914 The Little Gray Home (Short)
 1914 Love Triumphs (Short)
Nurse Dora Armstrong
 1914 Thumb Prints and Diamonds (Short)
Helen Storm
 1914 The Bride of Marblehead (Short)
 1914 The Hopeless Game (Short)
Mabel Border
 1914 The Rock of Hope (Short)
 1914 The Double Life (Short)
Cora Tracey - the Mother
 1914 The Attorney's Decision (Short)
Alice West
 1914 The Lure of the Pit (Short)
Edith Strong
 1914 Madam Coquette (Short)
Ethel Roberts aka Madam Coquette - the Wife
 1914 His Wife (Short)
Anna Talfourd - the Stenographer
 1914 The Price of a Ruby (Short)
Amy Lester
 1914 Through the Centuries (Short)
 1914 The Pale of Prejudice (Short)
Violet Hope - the Governor's Daughter
 1914 The Moth (Short)
Jennie Davidson - the Moth
 1914 A Question of Right (Short)
Louise Gray
 1913/I The Power of the Sea (Short)
Jessie Gilmore
 1913 His Silver Bachelorhood (Short)
 1913 Hearts (Short)
Nora Hampton
 1913 The Heart of a Rose (Short)
 1913 Targets of Fate (Short)
Mrs. Hugh Mortimer
 1913 The Missing Ring (Short)
Alice Williams
 1913 The Stolen Woman (Short)
Frances Huyden
 1913 The Glow Worm (Short)
Th Glow Worm
 1913 Better Days (Short)
Mrs. Gordon
 1913 The Counsel for the Defense (Short)
Eloise Grizell
 1913/II The Fight for Right (Short)
Mary Durland
 1913 The Silly Sex (Short)
Elaine Davis
 1913 Rosita's Cross of Gold (Short)
 1913 Maria Roma (Short)
Maria Roma - the Diva
 1913 Her Rosary (Short)
The Girl
 1913 The Master Painter (Short)
Eleanor - Marshall's Niece
 1913 Ashes (Short)
Carmencita the Dancer
 1913/I The Wager (Short)
Mary - as an Adult
 1913 The Tangled Web (Short)
Leone St. Regis
 1913 The Silver Cigarette Case (Short)
An Opera Singer
 1913 The Bachelor's Baby, or How It All Happened (Short)
Ethel Wynne
 1913 A Modern Psyche (Short)
Nell Bradley
 1913 One Can't Always Tell (Short)
2nd Bardell Sister
 1913 A Husband's Trick (Short)
Beatrice Penfield - Penfield's Sister
 1913 Cupid Through a Keyhole (Short)
Lila Lane - Harry's Sweetheart
 1913 A Fighting Chance (Short)
Mrs. Robert Wynn
 1913 The Web (Short)
Beatrice Esmond
 1913 Out of the Storm (Short)
Mrs. Harrison, a Rich Widow
 1913 The Weapon (Short)
Dorothy, Grey's Niece
 1913 The Classmate's Frolic (Short)
 1913 Off the Road (Short)
Estelle Farrar, His Daughter
 1913 The Little Minister (Short)
 1913 Betty's Baby (Short)
 1912 The Reincarnation of Karma (Short)
 1912 The Awakening of Bianca (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Hand Bag (Short)
Tom's Sweetheart
 1912/I The Mills of the Gods (Short)
 1912 The Toymaker (Short)
Nell Avery
 1912 Father's Hot Toddy (Short)
Second Daughter
 1912 The Godmother (Short)
Third Girl
 1912 As You Like It
 1912 A Fortune in a Teacup (Short)
 1912 Written in the Sand (Short)
Norma Gyntsen
 1912 The Two Battles (Short)
Gladys Mayford
 1912 A Juvenile Love Affair (Short)
Jane's Mother
 1912 The Light of St. Bernard (Short)
 1912 Wanted, a Sister (Short)
 1912 Rock of Ages (Short)
 1912 An Eventful Elopement (Short)
Mabel Wright - Daughter of Pronubial Couple
 1912 Love in the Ghetto (Short)
Rebecca Barish - the Daughter
 1912/I His Father's Son (Short)
Dick's Sweetheart
 1912 The Illumination (Short)
Ruth, Giuseppe's Fiancé
 1912 Mr. Bolter's Infatuation (Short)
 1912 Irene's Infatuation (Short)
Helen - Irene's Friend
 1911 The Geranium (Short)
Ethel Tunison
 1911 The Sacrifice (Short)
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